Renters living in The Waterfront are awash with options to satisfy their basic to more particular lifestyle wants and needs. The Waterfront is a kid-friendly community that offers plenty of conveniences and amenities for parents as well. Don't limit your search for a new place in the Jersey City market to just one neighborhood. Have a look at other apartments available in nearby Grove Street and Historic Downtown.
Dining, Drinking and Recreation
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Wine and dine with family and friends in The Waterfront with dinner at J C Sakura Restaurant and drinks at Sand Bar. Break out of your comfort zone and try a new type of food or stick with your favorites in The Waterfront. It has a wide variety of food offerings, like juice bars, pizza and deli snacks. If you're in the mood for drinks, options include House Lounge Power and O'haras. Not to be overlooked when you're hungry, there are several chain restaurant options in the neighborhood, on top of that. Chili's Grill & Bar and Burger King are both located in the neighborhood.
Residents looking for stress-relief can easily find time to take care of themselves, with options such as Bird On A Perch and Maximum Motion Fitness in the nearby vicinity. As for other forms of recreation, boating is a splash at Harborside Yacht Cruises.
For more details regarding fun places to grab a bite or hit up Happy Hour in The Waterfront, take a peek at the Yelp page.
When hunger strikes, The Waterfront residents can shop multiple grocery stores to fill up on home staples. Limra Trading and Street Corner are both located on Mall Dr. W. If you've got a hankering for something sweet or freshly baked, Seattle Coffee Roasters is in the neighborhood on Washington Blvd. and Carlos City Hall Bake Shop is located on Grove St.. Additionally, the neighborhood is home to a few more universally familiar grocer chain stores, such as A & P Food Store and Shop Rite Supermarket.
Garden State News and Carlo's Bakery Gift Shop are only a few of the many retailers located in The Waterfront. If you're searching for something unique and thoughtful, Kish Galleries is on River Ct. There are great popular retails and shopping malls in the area, such as Brookstone and Rose's Hallmark. Area shopping malls are Newport Centre Mall and Newport Plaza.
Neighborhood School Stats
Some of the schools near the apartments in The Waterfront are St. Anthony High School, Number 4 Middle School and Montessori School Of Jersey City. In most areas, the listed addresses of the apartments for rent you are interested in will likely determine what schools your children will be able to attend. Talk with local district administrators or representatives for confirmation.
A middle school in the Jersey City Public district, Number 4 Middle School has a strong student-teacher ratio of 14-to-1.
The only district in the neighborhood, Jersey City Public district has a total enrollment of 28,600 students and 2,700 teachers on staff, for a student teacher ratio of 11-to-1. There are seven high schools, 17 middle schools and 27 elementary schools in the district.
Demographics and Cost of Living
Is The Waterfront the right neighborhood for you? A look at your future neighbors' expenditures might help you make a decision. The Waterfront (where the average household spends $102.8K/year) is less affordable than other places nearby. For instance, residents in Grove Street spend $62.4K/year.
The Waterfront is similar to Grove Street in a few ways. The median age of its residents is 27, compared to a median age of 27 in Grove Street. They also are comparable by average household size -- 2.12 inhabitants per household in The Waterfront and 2.03 in Grove Street. By the percentage of households with children in The Waterfront and Grove Street, 18% and 19% have children, respectively.
Is The Waterfront the right neighborhood for you? A look at how much your future neighbors are bringing in might shed some light. While those who live in nearby Grove Street make an average of $83.1K, The Waterfront residents are raking in an average of $174.3K.